A life-changing event

When he was a young boy, my grandfather lost his right arm at the shoulder after falling off the tram he was travelling on and rolling underneath its wheels....

Sport style: can you have it all?

Whether your patient is a top performing athlete that competes at the Olympics every four years or they simply enjoy cycling or playing in their local...

Life through a lens

Tinted or polarised? Mirror or photochromic? Sunnies aren’t one size fits all, you need to make sure your patient has the right tools for the job.

Alcohol, IOP and glaucoma

With the holiday season fast approaching what should we be advising our glaucoma patients on alcohol consumption? Should we be advising them to dial back...

Sight saving challenges in the regions

The 2018 Save Sight Society conference opened with a hustle and bustle of registration as more than 100 attendees, including ophthalmologists, optometrists...

SCC7: clinical wisdom and positioning

The seventh Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC7) at the Melbourne Convention Centre in September was a far bigger affair than previous years. The half-day...

Snowvision 2018: a fun way to learn

Snowvision, a boutique fundraising conference which aims to send two Kiwi optometrists each year to study at the State University of New York (SUNY), is...

Not drowning, waving at sharks

People come from all over to see the biggest tourist attraction in Auckland. Paris has a tower, San Francisco has a bridge, Auckland has an old sewage...

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